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    Re: Lockdown? Yeah nah ...

    Latest fake news from Russia is that they have released 500 lions loose on the streets to keep people inside.

    Actually, it would have been a great idea - or maybe not.
  2. Re: For those interested in live coronavirus data worldwide - programmed by 17 yo

    Also -

    https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6

    Data from John Hopkins University in the USA.
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    Re: Vodafone Ultrahub DNS settings

    Thanks guys but someone called by JohnZoetebier seemed to have the answer on another forum - even when the offical Vodafone person didn't.

    Enable Advanced Mode.
    Go to Settings / LAN
    Enter new IP...
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    Re: Vodafone Ultrahub DNS settings

    Yes, I am afraid of that but I will at least try and see how we get on.
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    Re: Vodafone Ultrahub DNS settings

    Thanks, I will try this.
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    Vodafone Ultrahub DNS settings

    A friend has an Ultrahub and wants to set the DNS settings to use the "family-friendly" OpenDNS settings.

    There doesn't seem to be any obvious way of doing this - am I standing on the wrong leg or...
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    Re: Misfire backfiring on motorcycle

    Could it be related to the steepness of the slope you are riding up?

    By that - I don't mean that the bike struggles to get up the slope but that the angle of the machine might cause fluids to...
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    Re: Lets see if Spark can stuff this one as well

    I read that article and it mostly seemed like a BS plug for Spark's 5G network.
    According to it, there has never been a system which could transfer data from ship-to-shore before.

    All you guys...
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    Re: Is there a file size limit for a USB drive?

    and sometimes (I cannot remember what format) there is a limit to the size of file in the root folder.
    Create a sub-folder and try putting the file in there.
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    Re: I would hate to be called "baby"

    I am sure that if the right woman came along, you would be very happy to lie in her arms and be called "baby"
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    Re: Fonts unreadable -

    Now that sounds like the right answer - linetest.nz works fine in my browser.

    Why waste time on something I don't need? Thanks guys.
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    Re: Fonts unreadable -

    I have checked the drivers but no luck.

    It seems to be only on the Ookla speedtest app - see this screenshot.
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    Fonts unreadable -

    On my newER desktop PC, I am having the occasional font display problem - bound to be simple to fix but not obvious to me.

    Any suggestions, please?

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    Re: Government buys Kate Sheppard's house

    The trouble with that thinking is that looking after the poor and homeless is, unfortunately, a bottom-less pit.
    If the goverment spent all its money on social problems, we would have no roads,...
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    Re: Government buys Kate Sheppard's house

    No, it is incompetence.
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    Re: New houses - ethernet and tv etc

    If the electrician from Upper Hutt that my friend dealt with last year is involved, he says "you don't need ethernet cables anywhere, its all wi-fi nowadays"

    Hopeless.
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    Re: Password Manager Recomendations

    +2 for Keepass.
  18. Thread: 12pm is when??

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    Re: 12pm is when??

    Totally agree, this is why most airlines never have flights departing at this time - the closest is either 11:59 or 12:01
  19. Thread: Run Tom, Run

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    Re: Run Tom, Run

    Well done !
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    Re: Phone calls from "Spark Networks"

    Back in my day, if a call came into the Spark network, the originating network had to pay a "call termination fee".

    Maybe Spark and all the other local PSTN networks are making some money out of...
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    Re: (Between) Mondays jokes...

    Excellent - now I know why I made my millennial daughters learn to drive a manual transmission car !
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    Re: Spark product recall

    ditto petrol, electricity, building supplies etc.

    Speaking of electricity - https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/electricity-reforms-mean-lower-prices-0 !!
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    Re: More Power Over Firefox Updates etc

    Yes, don't use a browser add-on. Copy the video link to this site https://simpleyoutubeconverter.com/ and let them keep everything up to date.
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    Re: Climate Change Emergency - Hysteria

    No - temperatures in Greater London are not indicative of the rest of the country. London has its own mini-climate.

    In April 1983 when the city was completely surrounded by knee-deep snow, the...
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    Re: New World fight with manager - literally

    Now you have hit the nail on the head ! This is the answer for lots of our problems.
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